Dean, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Faculty of Business
Izmir, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Cagnur (Kaytmaz) Balsari was born in 1971 in Izmir, Turkey. She has completed her undergraduate education at Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Business Administration, then continued her Master’s studies at Loyola University of Chicago and obtained her Doctoral degree from Boston University in 2004. Prof. Dr. Balsari is currently working at Dokuz Eylul University as the Dean of the Faculty of Business.

She has served as the academic advisor of the Izmir Chamber of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the International Financial Reporting advisory committee of the Turkish Public Oversight Agency. Prof. Dr. Balsari has worked with the accounting profession extensively in IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and Accounting Ethics areas as an advisor and trainer in Turkey. She has also served as the president of Turkish Accounting Academicians’ Collaboration and Research Foundation.